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01-08-2017 11:56 PM

My wife is wanting this made, but can’t figure out the type of wood… suggestions???


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#1 posted 01-08-2017 11:57 PM

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#2 posted 01-09-2017 12:34 AM

Hard to tell…maybe ash or stained maple.

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#3 posted 01-09-2017 12:39 AM

Looks like clear pine.
The bottom open drawer looks like there could be knots on the left side.

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#4 posted 01-09-2017 03:23 AM

Does maple stain up pretty good?

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#5 posted 01-09-2017 03:24 AM

And I think the knots you are referring to is actually jewelry hanging over

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#6 posted 01-09-2017 03:58 AM

http://www.potterybarn.com/products/shelby-accessory-tower-dresser/?cm_src=AutoSchRel

I didn’t see the same color as the one you posted,
but the 2 that they show both say they’re constructed from kiln dried Spruce

I’ve never been a fan of stained maple.
I would go with Alder as an economical wood, or Walnut if you don’t mind spending a little extra.

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